Fotomuseum Winterthur | Events | Wednesday, 13.01.2021, 19:00–20:00

Screen Walk with Clusterduck

Clusterduck collective will focus on the MEME MANIFESTO, a transmedia and participatory project about internet memes that explores the occult meanings and communicative potentials of memetic symbology. The artists of the collective will share their deep visual networked culture knowledge and disruptive research methods while composing an original detective wall table.

In Screen Walks, a series of live-streamed explorations of digital spaces, selected artists and researchers investigate artistic strategies taking place online. The project gives an insight into practices using the screen as a medium. From re-contextualising pictures found on online marketplaces and uncovering data brokers’ invisible circulation of images to analysing in-game photography and the social, political and economic implications of games – Screen Walks examines various approaches, offers a behind-the-scenes look at artists’ work and uncovers new, current and forgotten digital spaces. Screen Walks is a collaboration between The Photographers’ Gallery in London and Fotomuseum Winterthur.

Clusterduck is an interdisciplinary collective working in the fields of new media studies, design and transmedia, investigating processes and actors behind the creation of internet-based content. The first stage of the project MEME MANIFESTO was developed at IMPAKT Festival (NL) during this year’s EMAP/EMARE residency programme and presented at Ars Electronica 2020. Clusterduck also created the participative exhibition #MEMERSFORFUTURE, investigating the role of memetics in the global climate justice movement. The exhibition was shown at re:publica 2020 and IMPAKT Festival 2020.

Kindly supported by: Pro Helvetia, Swiss Arts Council